June 7, 2023

By defeating Oberrio, Cruzeiro set a new Serie B record

Photo: staff photos

Leonardo Paes scored the opening goal against Oberrio

Since the Serie B title race began with back-to-back points, in 2006 no one has won as many consecutive games in the first third of the tournament as Cruzeiro. A heavenly 2 to 1 victory over Oberrio, Friday (3), at Germano Kerger, was the team’s seventh consecutive win in the competition.

The record previously belonged to Corinthians, who in 2008, under the leadership of Manu Menezes, took six straight wins in the first rounds of the tournament.

In the Brazilian’s last seven matches, Cruzeiro has defeated Londrina (at home), Chapecoense (away), Gremio (at home), Nautico (away), Sampaio Cora (at home), Kirishima (away) and Obrio (away).

The last result other than the three points was a 1-1 draw with Tompensee on April 11 for the third round.

The longest unbeaten streak in the history of the second division

The longest unbeaten streak in Serie B history goes back to Nutico, who have not lost any of their first 14 games in the 2021 edition – Alferobro’s side have won eight games and drawn six in that period.

So far, Cruzeiro is defending a streak of nine unbeaten matches in the 2022 edition, with eight wins and one draw.

Enjoy the cruise as a visitor

The leader with 25 points, he has already played six games as a visitor in this second division. Use 72.2% – four wins, one draw, one defeat.

The confrontations were with Bahia (loss 2-0), Tombense (draw 1-1), Chapecoense (win 2-0), Nautico (win 1-0), Crisima (win 1-0) and Obrio (win 2-1). )

In all, Cruzeiro has had a 68.8% performance away from home this season. They won ten matches, drew and lost four.

Cruise numbers for the past three seasons:

  • 2022: 20 wins, 2 draws, 6 defeats in 28 matches – 73.8% success
  • 2021: 18 wins, 21 draws, 16 losses in 55 matches – 45.4% success
  • 2020: 21 wins, 18 draws, 15 losses in 54 games – 50% success